India has been a country with royal culture rooted deep in it’s culture. And everyone wants to have a little glimpse in the lives of the royalty to feel that magnificence in their life. Even if to live through just the photographs or to sneak a peak at their royal weddings!
So we bring you our best of India’s most Royal Weddings and how they dressed for the grand ceremonies.
1.) NIRVANA SIGNH & MRIGANKA SINGH
The big fat royal Indian wedding of the former Punjab Chief Minister and Congress leader Amarinder Singh’s grandson Nirvana Singh and Kashmiri Maharaja Karan Singh granddaughter, Mriganka Singh was a royal affair to behold. It bought together three royal families of Kashmir, Punjab and Gwalior. Nirvan is the son of Amarinder’s daughter Jayainder and Gurpal Singh. While Mriganka is daughter of Karan Singh’s son Vikramaditya Singh and Chitrangada (daughter of late Congress leader Madhavrao Scindia of former Gwalior royal family).
The couple performed “Anand karaj” in the morning followed by a Kashmiri Rajput “pheras” in the evening.
For her engagement the princess wore a traditional Dogri Kameez in yellow color from her wardrobe the look was finished coupled with a pink dupatta. And for the wedding she wore her grandmother’s wedding outfit that she wore at her wedding in 1950.
The Prince wore a silk sherwani which was again a traditional heirloom.
2.) Shivraj Singh & Gayatri Kumari Pal
Son of Maharaja Gaj Singh II of Jodhpur and Maharani Hemlata Rajye and Gayatri Kumari Pal, princess of Askot in Uttaranchal.
The wedding took place in the famous royal venue of Umaid Bhavan in Jodhpur.
There were no designer outfits for the royals. Princess Gayatri wore a red antique lehenga that was taken out from the Mehrangarh Fort museum in Jodhpur.It was resorted by artisan Sandeep Manglbhai.The gold work on the lehenga took two months to be fixed. Along with this the jewellery caught everyone’s eye which was a handcrafted moon shaped mold made with gold thread, polka and Basra pearls.
As for the groom, he wore an achkan with Banarasi fabric with jodhpuri pants. Together with a kamarbandh with golden buckle carrying a saffron saafa which completed his outfit.
3.) Yaduveer Wodeyar & Trishika Kumari Singh